More than one in ten interchangeable lens cameras sold in February were of the mirrorless variety, according to latest UK sales figures.

UK customers snapped up 2,909 mirrorless models in February, a 170% rise on the same month the previous year, according to statistics released by GfK Retail and Technology.

This generated £1,456,081 in sales revenue.

The number of SLRs sold totalled 27,364 ? a fall of 15.6% on February 2009.

However, the value of SLR sales rose 5.3% to £17,579,717.


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